Nā Hoa Kai Annual Membership

Friends of the Ocean

Nā Hoa Kai membership grants you access to Maui Ocean Center’s award-winning aquarium 365 days a year (excluding Christmas and New Years Day)! Your participation supports educational programs, conservation, and preservation of Hawaiʻi’s marine life for our future generations.

  • Exclusive Nā Hoa Kai membership card and decal
  • Unlimited daytime admission 365 days a year with VIP entry
  • Additional admission: 20% discount on general admission rate for up to two guests when member is in attendance
  • Exclusive pre-invitation & advance buying privileges to Maui Ocean Center Special Events (up to two tickets)
  • Monthly SEA-Newsletter
  • …..and there’s more!
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Friends of the ocean members enjoy even more benefits
  • Maui Ocean Treasures:
    - One (1) time free reusable bag
    - 15% discount
  • 50% off admission at select aquariums and zoos
  • A donation in your membership name will be made to Maui Ocean Center Marine Institute [501(c)3 non-profit organization] to support saving Maui’s sea turtles and coral reefs

On this new voyage with Maui Ocean Center, you will help to promote conservation, community, and culture, solidifying you as an Ocean Friend.

A portion of your purchase is donated in your name to marine conservation nonprofit organizations such as Maui Ocean Center Marine Institue (MOCMI), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose efforts are to inspire lifelong environmental stewardship and ensure the survival of coral reefs and sea turtles in Hawai’i through science-based conservation efforts, education, and outreach.

Creature Feature Coral
Behind the Scenes Tour
Volunteer Opportunities
People Assorted
Turtle

Your Nā Hoa Kai annual membership supports efforts to educate our visitors and residents to conserve our precious natural resources here within Maui Nui (Maui, Moloka`i and Lana`i).

In 2016, the Marine Institute at Maui Ocean Center (501c3 non-profit organization) was established to rescue, rehabilitate, and release threatened and endangered Hawaiian sea turtles, maintain a repository for rare and endemic Hawaiian corals, and provide educational opportunities in marine sciences and conservation at all levels.

To learn more about the Marine Institute visit: mocmarineinstitute.org

Beach Cleanups
Mālama Land & Sea

Join MOC Marine Institute’s beach cleanups at Kealia Boardwalk from 7:30am – 9:30am on the second Sunday of each month for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on Hawai‘i’s marine ecosystems.

Volunteer Opportunities
Start Your Undersea Journey
Invertebrates
Broad Stingray
The broad stingray is found only in Hawaii and Taiwan. Most researchers agree their populations are plentiful. It is one of four species known to inhabit Hawaiian waters ...
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Broad Stingray
Fishes
Whitetip Reef Shark
Associated with the coral reef environment, the whitetip reef shark is found throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans. In the Hawaiian Islands, it can be observed resting...
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Whitetip Reef Shark
Invertebrates
Cone Snail
The cone snail is one of the largest marine snail families represented in the Hawaiian Islands. Displaying beautiful patterns and colors, they are quite popular with coll...
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Cone Snail